GUWAHATI, Oct 28 - A three-member team of NPS International School, Guwahati, clinched the �Championship Medal� in a robotic workshop-cum-competition organised by NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on October 24.
Over a hundred selected students from across the globe, including the host country US, took part in the competition.
The three-member team of NPS comprised Imtiren Imchen (Class VII), Sumit Boro (Class IX), and Harsh Narayan (Class IX).
During the three-day workshop at NASA, students were given lessons on how to make a lunar rover, by the astronauts. After completion of the workshop, students took part in the competition and prepared artificial lunar surfaces by moving the rover wireless with the help of a camera on board. The model prepared by the students of the Guwahati-based school was appreciated by the astronauts of NASA.
�At the end of the scrutiny, the NPS model of robots was declared as the best model of the competition. For winning the competition, the students were awarded with a medal and a certificate during a programme organised at NASA,� Jitendra Nath Das, director of NPS International School said.
A team of students of NPS International School, Guwahati is already in the US to visit places like NASA and other front-ranking educational institutions of the country.
Harsh Narayan of the winning NPS team said that they had experience in making robots as the school authorities at NPS were serious in such endeavours. �It�s a lifetime achievement for us,� he added.